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Saturday Morning Flashback

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An oil skimming operation works in a heavy oil slick after the beginning of an oil disaster which occurred when the tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground March 24, 1989, and spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound. (Photo: Chris Wilkins/AFP/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1989 [Playlist]

It was an action-packed year: the Exxon Valdez nightmare, protest and tragedy in Tiananmen Square, and the destruction of the Berlin Wall…

WXRT–11/27/2016

1979 saw a core meltdown at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station in Pennsylvania. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1979 [Playlist]

The decade came to a close with memorable music…

WXRT–11/20/2016

Bruce Springsteen stands onstage, holding an electric guitar at his side during a concert, 1980s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1984 [Playlist]

It was a big year for Bruce. Born in the U.S.A. was the top album on the ’84 XRT Listener Poll…

WXRT–11/13/2016

23 years later: a collector's item!

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1993 [Playlist]

Not only was ’93 memorable for the Three-peat, it was the year we released our first collection of rare recordings…

WXRT–10/30/2016

(photo: W. Rice)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1977 [Playlist]

Quirky genius: when Talking Heads released their debut…

WXRT–10/23/2016

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Saturday Morning Flashback: 1998 [Playlist]

It doesn’t seem like 18 years ago…or does it?

WXRT–10/09/2016

Apollo XI astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin laugh with President Richard Nixon aboard the USS Hornet, July 24, 1969. The President was on hand to greet the astronauts after their splashdown in the Pacific. (Photo by Richard Nixon Foundation via Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1969 [Playlist]

From Led Zeppelin to Laura Nyro, the Jackson 5 to Cream, it was a show best appreciated with the volume turned way up!

WXRT–10/02/2016

Happy family: the Clintons at the Old State House in Little Rock, Arkansas on election night, 1992.
(Photo: Luke Frazza/AFP/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1992 [Playlist]

A memorable year for this family…

WXRT–09/25/2016

The lovely and talented Michael Palin of Monty Python starred in WXRT's 1988 TV ad campaign comparing our fresh programming to the overplayed music on other stations. The photo appeared in our very first newsletter, "Inside XRT."

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1988 [Playlist]

Back in the day, Michael Palin was on our team!

WXRT–09/11/2016

When documents were typed with a typewriter: our 7th annual Listener Poll

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1980 [Playlist]

Ronald Reagan, Rubik’s Cube, CNN, Pac Man, the U.S. Olympic hockey team, J.R. Ewing…

WXRT–09/04/2016

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